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Matthew McConaughey delivers Oscar-quality performance in bittersweet biopic

Matthew McConaughey delivers Oscar-quality performance in bittersweet biopicRon Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) was informed that he had just 30 days to live when he was diagnosed as HIV+ in 1986. At that time, the Food and Drug Administration was dragging its feet in terms of finding a cure, perhaps because AIDS was still considered by many to be a gay disease.
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MOVIE REVIEW | Thought Woman explores Paula Gunn Allen's life as Native American thought, struggle, resistance

MOVIE REVIEW | Thought Woman explores Paula Gunn Allen's life as Native American thought, struggle, resistance"Thought Woman: The Life and Ideas of Paula Gunn Allen" premiered on November 1 at the Pangea World Theater in Minneapolis. The film is the result of local filmmaker Ellen Hinchcliffe's multi-year journey to interview and honor one of her intellectual heroines.
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The Best Chestnut!

The Best Chestnut!Morris Chestnut was born on New Year's Day 1969 in Cerritos, California where he was a student-athlete in high school, en route to majoring in finance and drama at California State University. He made his big screen debut opposite Ice Cube in John Singleton's "Boyz n the Hood," and subsequently enjoyed his breakout role as the groom-to-be in Malcolm Lee's "The Best Man."
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BOOK REVIEW: 'If You Can See It, You Can Be It: 12 Street-Smart Recipes for Success'

BOOK REVIEW: 'If You Can See It, You Can Be It: 12 Street-Smart Recipes for Success'"People want to know how a youngster from poverty, who failed his way through public school, got caught up in the 80's crack epidemic, got indicted and sent to federal prison... wound up working for five-star hotels. They want to know how he became the author of four books, a celebrity chef, a top inspirational speaker, and finally a mentor-coach who travels the world teaching and preaching about the power we have within us to transform our lives...
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Opening this week for November 29

BIG BUDGET FILMS

"Frozen" (PG for action and mild rude humor) Disney animated adventure about a fearless princess (Kristen Bell) who embarks on an epic journey with a gruff mountain man (Josh Gad) in order to reverse the curse of eternal winter accidentally inflicted upon the kingdom by her queen-to-be sister (Idina Menzel) with cryogenic powers. Voice cast includes Ciaran Hinds, Jonathan Groff and Edie McClurg.
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BOOK REVIEW: ‘Looking for Trouble’ by Trice Hickman

BOOK REVIEW: ‘Looking for Trouble’ by Trice HickmanJust 60 minutes.

Oh, how you wish you had it so you could reach back in time and spend it with your great-great-grandmother. You could ask her questions, find out about her life, learn about yourself, and ask for advice.
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SNAPSHOTS

SNAPSHOTSMinnesota music lovers packed the Dakota Jazz Club for two capacity shows featuring neosoul/soul icon, Dwele. The two Nov. 11 performances marked the three time Grammy nominee's first trip to the Twin Cities in more than 5 years.
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